Centershift Provides Advanced Business Intelligence and Analytics to Self Storage Operators

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Centershift partners with QlikTech to provide advanced business intelligence and analytics to the self storage industry.

Centershift, the leading internet-based software solution provider to the self storage industry announced today that it has partnered with QlikTech, the world's fastest growing business intelligence software company to provide its flagship product, QlikView, to the self storage industry.

Centershift offers its clients the advanced business intelligence and analytics solution, QlikView, in two formats. The first will be in the form of a dashboard embedded into the STORE Enterprise application, providing up to seven (7) key self storage metrics or statistics. The second format will be available on a subscription basis via a website that Centershift's clients can access to view powerful and visual dashboards and multiple-dimensional data, which allows for more analysis and reporting capabilities.

In keeping with its reputation as an innovator and the leading technology company in self storage industry, Centershift has once again introduced a first for the industry by offering its STORE clients advanced business intelligence and analytics via its partnership with QlikTech.

"Self storage operators are faced with increasing competition and margin pressures and, as a result, need accurate and timely information in order to make good, informed business decisions," stated Terry Bagley, President & CEO of Centershift. "Our partnership with QlikTech allows Centershift to embed and offer advanced business intelligence and analytics solutions in our STORE applications that give our clients simple to use, yet powerful, analytics and dashboard views powered by QlikView."

In discussing the selection of QlikView technology, James Hafen, Chief Technical Officer of Centershift said, "QlikView's solution offers our clients all the features of 'traditional' analytics solutions, including dashboards and alerts, multiple-dimensional analysis and slice-and-dicing of data at a much lower cost and with fewer days of training."

"QlikTech is excited about the opportunity to partner with Centershift and offer its QlikView solution to the self storage industry's leading rental management software provider," stated Peter McQuade, Vice President of Global Alliances at QlikTech. "Centershift's centralized data model and internet-based delivery of its application and data are the right solution for their clients and for our QlikView solution. Together we will help change the self storage industry."

About Centershift, Inc.
Centershift is a complete software solution provider to the self storage industry. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Centershift is the fastest growing internet-based rental management software solution provider in the industry. Their client base includes 2 of the 4 largest self storage REITs, as well as many other large ownership and management organizations. Centershift's latest offerings, STORE Enterprise and STORE Advantage, are the next generation of the successful STORE rental management solution. These solutions are designed specifically for seamless integration with websites, call centers, corporate offices and other business systems. Centershift's primary goal is to help self storage operators increase revenue, improve efficiencies and reduce costs. For more information, please visit or call (877) 927-4438.

About QlikTech
QlikTech's flagship product, QlikView, simplifies analysis for everyone. QlikView works the way your mind works-making associations by connecting data from many sources in a few clicks. This patented in-memory association technology brings fast results and better decision making to a wide range of customers and industries. QlikView is intuitive to learn, simple to modify and can be deployed in less than a week. Named the world's fastest-growing Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor by IDC, QlikTech has more than 8,400 customers in 85 countries and more than 500 partners worldwide. QlikTech was founded in Lund, Sweden and is headquartered in Radnor, PA (USA) with direct operations throughout Europe and the Americas. For more information, please visit


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